Saturday, August 21, 2010

At our destination

We arrived safely in Cincinnati this evening around 6:00PM.  It's been a long two days of driving.  I have to say that Henry was a little champ.  He was happy most of the way here and slept quite a bit in the car.

Another total blessing from the Lord is how the He provided a place for us to stay tonight.  My mother-in-law has a friend in her bible study whose son-in-law  is a doctor in the ENT program here in Cincinnati.  He and his wife graciously offered to host us until we get a room at the Ronald McDonald house.  I can't tell you what a blessing it was to actually walk into a house this afternoon after driving all this way.  They made us a home cooked meal and we sat down as a family and prayed.  It is amazing this kindness and hospitality they have bestowed on us.  It reminds me of how the early church was and how it is supposed to be.  It is such an amazing gift.  They have opened their home to us and have been so kind to us. 

So we are here and safe and exhausted.  Tomorrow I will try to post out the layout of this weeks schedule, it's pretty busy.  So for now, I am very thankful for a bed and a house and these sweet people, and rest . . .

On our way to Cincinnati!

I just have a quick minute to write before we head out again.  We just outside of Columbia Missouri and have about 6 hours left to reach Cincinnati.  We had a long day in the car yesterday, about 12 hours.  Henry did amazing and was mostly happy the whole way.  We have about 6 hours left today! 

Henry has a baby doll that my mom bought for the trip.  It has a hard face that looks real.  Yesterday he was singing to it in the car--so cute!  The weather was pretty much perfect all day yesterday as well.  Thank you all for your prayers.  As many of you know the insurance company had refused to pay for our trip.  No earlier than 24 hours before we left, we found out that Henry's pediatrician had called the medical director of the insurance company, explained our situation, and we were given full approval for the week of tests and surgery! 

We start our busy week of appointments on Monday.  I'll try to post the schedule soon.

Love to all